Did Political Donation Grease the Wheels of Little Pete’s Demise?

Did Political Donation Grease the Wheels of Little Pete’s Demise?  Stephen Pouppirt, developer of the proposed Hudson Hotel, made large contributions to Councilman Kenyatta Johnson in 2013.  Johnson’s office, for its part, refused to directly address the contributions, instead releasing a statement through political consultant Mark Nevins that focused entirely on Johnson’s 2015 primary opponent.

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